A Hartford Police officer is being praised after risking his life to save a man.
Hartford Police responded to 2 Arlington St. for a report of a car fire around 8 p.m. Saturday night.
According to officials, Officer J. Suarez found one vehicle engulfed in flames, with the driver trapped inside.
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Officer Suarez forced the driver's side door open, and pulled the man to safety.
Neither the officer nor the victim was hurt in the fire, police say.
The man was transported to the hospital for evaluation.
He has not been identified.
Hartford Police applaud Officer Suarez for his service.